Polarjazz
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Polarjazz
The Polar Jazz Festival
Polarjazz
Status Active
Genre Jazz Festival
Date(s) Early February
Begins 1 February 2018 (2018-02-01)
Ends 4 February 2018 (2018-02-04)
Frequency Annually
Location(s) Longyearbyen
Country Svalbard
Years active 1998 - present
Website www.polarjazz.no

Polarjazz or The Polar Jazz Festival (initiated 1998 in Longyearbyen, Svalbard) is the northernmost jazz festival in the world, and is arranged every year in February.[1][2]

Background

The 19th Polarjazz festival took place between 3 and 7 February 2016, with almost 2,500 visitors.[3] This unique music festival that residents, visiting audience and not least the artists, keep coming back to. Over the years a multitude of the best jazz performers and other musicians have visited Polarjazz. Polarjazz not only offers a varied musical experiences, but also other activities in the polar night. There are provided music for all ages and therefore the festival includes performances both in kindergartens, schools and the youth house. Some musicians are sent to perform for our neighbors in the Russian settlement of Barentsburg.[1][2][4]

Artists and bands (in selection)

References

  1. ^ a b c Kelman, John (2011-02-21). "Polar Jazz: Longyearbyen, Svalbard, February 3-7, 2011". All About Jazz. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b "Polarjazz". Svalbard.net. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Palm, Eirik (2016-02-15). "Music festival in the polar night". Svalbardposten. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "Polarjazz: The world's most northerly jazz festival. 78 degrees north". VisitNorway.com. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "Polarjazz Svalbard - Cool place Hot music" (in Norwegian). Polarjazz.no. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ "Polarjazz Svalbard - Cool place Hot music" (in Norwegian). Polarjazz.no. Retrieved . 

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